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The Depression and Bipolar Support Group Alliance (DBSA) will meet at the Faulkner County Library at 7 p.m. on the following dates: Sept. 24, Oct. 27, Nov. 24, Dec. 22, Jan. 26, Feb. 23, March 23, April 27, May 25 and June 22.Sept. 21-Nov. 23 — from noon to 2 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (10 weeks). Beth Moore Study guided by Pastor Donna Bennett at Greenbrier First United Methodist Church, corner of Hwy 65 and Tyler. This is a study taken from the book of Galatians on the Holy Spirit. Register by calling (501) 679-2452. A small fee is required for DVD and workbook.Sept. 25 — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 6th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair at the Greenbrier City Event Center.  Local artists and crafters will display their goods for sale.  Jewelry, woodworking, florals, ornaments, photography, quilts, and seasonal home décor. Door prizes and fun for kids!  Admission $1.  Located east of Hwy 65 and Wilson Farm Road.  For information on booths, call 501-679-6362.Oct. 2 — Fall Community Yard Sale, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. at the City Event Center in Greenbrier. A pancake breakfast will be served from 6-9 a.m., and hot dogs will be served from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. All booths are indoors in a climate-controlled environment. For more information or to reserve a booth, call 501-679-6362 or e-mail gcec@cyberback.com.Dec. 10 through Dec. 12.  A mission trip is planned by Greenbrier First United Methodist Church to Mt. Eagle Retreat Center in Clinton, AR.  If you would like to be a part of this trip for Christian hospitality, call 501-679-2452 for more information.

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Bayside Art Studio and Gallery, corner of Highway 330 and Greenwood Rd., near the marina at Fairfield Bay:  open Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The public is invited to watch North Central Arkansas Artist League artists at work and view their paintings in the gallery. Interested persons may call Jan Cobb, President, 825-7084.Monthly — AARP 796 meets every month on the third Monday at Ryans Family Restaurant at 11 a.m., with the exception of May, September, and December. On those months the meetings are held in the fellowship hall at the First United Methodist Church. Members are encouraged to bring an item of food to be donated to the food pantry. There will be a guest speaker at each meeting. Call or e-mail for dates. — Moms In Touch Prayer Groups. Groups meet in homes to pray for one hour per week for our children and their schools. Contact Dawn Burnett at 327-2334 or at dcburnett@juno.com. You can also check the website www.momsintouch.org for more information.Mondays — Conway Men’s Chorus meets for rehearsals on Monday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. at Woodland Heights Baptist Church from mid-February to May and from mid-September to December.  More than 50 men from all walks of life, all ages, all levels of musical talent comprise the Chorus.  Men who simply love the fun of singing are invited to join the fellowship and prepare their annual May and December concerts as gifts to the community.  For more information, contact Mike McCullars, Chairman, at 327-5151.Daily — Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, daily at the American Legion Post 16, across from the fire station.Al-Anon Family Groups meetings in the Conway area for family and friends of alcoholics:Saturday — Serenity Al-anon Group.  Saturdays 9:30-10:45 a.m.  University Church of Christ at 3155 Dave Ward Drive. Use East Parking Lot Entrance. Child care provided.  For more information, contact Cora at 327-9099. Monday — Al-Anon at First United Methodist Church at 1610 Prince Street Mondays 7 to 8 p.m.  Call Amy for more information 329-24499.Tuesday — Al-Anon at First Nazarene Church on Faulkner and Scott Streets.  7:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Contact Marge at 329-5360 for more information.Friday — Al-Anon at First Nazarene Church on Faulkner and Scott Streets.  12 to 1 p.m.  Contact Cora at 327-9099. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays — Fine art classes for children meet on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information call The Art School at 269-1208.Thursday — Asperger Syndrome Support Group meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Conway Regional Women’s Center, first floor, classroom  No. 1. 2302 College Ave. This support group is for people who have been touched by someone with Asperger Syndrome. For more information, log on to www.conwayasperger.org Sundays — Bearers of Light, a free support group for families that have experienced pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death, meets the second Sunday of each month. The support group is an extension of the Resolve Through Sharing bereavement program at Conway Regional. The perinatal bereavement program is designed to addresses a family’s individual needs through supportive care in the hospital as well as follow-up care. Bearers of Light is a parent-led, self-help group guided by professionals who attend the meetings to provide information and facilitate group discussion. The program is free and no registration is required. Call 513-5227 or 514-8387 for details.First and third Monday — Fresh Start After Loss first and third Monday during the months of Feb, Mar., April and May.  Meeting at Cornerstone Bible Church 1905 Dave Ward Drive from 11:30 to 1 p.m.  A light lunch will be served.  Registration is helpful 327-2690 or cornerstone@cyberback.comFirst Wednesday of each month — Ladies Lunch Break at Second Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, noon-1 p.m. A meal including dessert and drink is served for $5. Nursery care is available. Call church office 327-6565.Second Thursday — Second Thursday of each month, Faulkner County Tea Party meets at 7 p.m. at the McGee Center. The group is a non-partisan organization that promotes constitutional government and fiscal responsibility, thus ensuring future generations continue to enjoy life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. For more information, visit www.faulknercoteaparty.com.    Third Thursday — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Care Caps chapter meets at First Nazarene Church, Hwy 65 in Greenbrier. They sew caps for cancer patients that are distributed to hospitals and any cancer patient in need. Bring a potluck, if desired. All supplies are furnished. You may cut, sew, pin, or baste to help this worthy cause.Third Saturday — GWRRA-Chapter L, meets at Ryans in Conway 1400 Highway 64. Dinner at 5 p.m. Meeting at 6 p.m. All Goldwing Riders are welcome to attend.Mondays — The Toadsuck Car Club meets every second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at Bob’s Grill in Conway. First Monday — Central AR Model Railroad Club (CAMRC) meets the first Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the party room at Mazzio’s Pizza on Washington Ave. in Conway. The meeting is open to any railroad modelers, historians, RR employees,  and rail fans located in Central Arkansas. Visit the website: www.artrains.org  or call 269-3030.Mondays — Conway Area Mothers of Multiples meets at 7 p.m. every second Monday at the Conway Regional Hospital main entrance. For more information visit www.conwaymom.vpweb.com.Mondays — “Bereavement Support Group.” Noon, every first and third Monday, Conway office of Arkansas Hospice, 1014 West Markham St. Open to anyone who has experienced a loss. For more information, call Carol Fitch at 328-5400.Mondays — “Mothers of Preschool Children.” 9 a.m. Monday, University Church of Christ, 3155 Dave Ward Drive. Theme: “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.” Classes for children and mothers. Open to public. Call Rebecca Pratt, 733-2530.Mondays — “Faulkner County Republican Committee.” 7 p.m. third Monday of every month at the Faulkner County Library; for more information, call 329-8403 or visit www.faulknergop.org.Mondays — “Veterans of Foreign Wars.” 6 p.m., the first Monday of each month at College Square, Memorial Post 7163 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. All veterans are invited.Mondays — “DAV Meeting.” 7 p.m., John H. Dunn Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary meets on every 2nd Monday at the chapter, 1490 S. Donaghey, Conway. For more information, call 329-9221.Mondays — Organ Recipients Association of Arkansas meets at 5:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at Denny’s Restaurant. For more information call Dale or Debbie Smith at 679-4523 or 472-0461.Third Monday of each month — Christian Car Club of Conway at 7 p.m. at the Fish House. Dinner is at 6 p.m. Call Michael Biggs at 339-7700 for more information.First Wednesday of each month - Ladies Lunch Break at Second Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Come and be fed both physically and spiritually from noon to 1 p.m. A delicious meal including dessert and drink is served for $5. Nursery care is available. Call Church Office 327-6565Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays — “Greenbrier Group of Alcoholics Anonymous” Alcoholics Anonymous meetings at Backwoods Barbecue in Greenbrier will take place on Monday and Wednesday (open) at 7 p.m. and on Saturday (closed) at 10 a.m.  Second Monday of every month — American Needlepoint Guild, Natural State Stitchers Chapter, meets the second Monday every month at 6:30 p.m. at The Stitcher’s Garden, 1018 VanRonkle in Conway. For more information, contact Debbie Rowley, 730-0642 or debbie@debbeesdesigns.com Fourth Monday of each month ­— The Faulkner County Democratic Women meet at 6:30pm at the Faulkner County Library in Conway.  All women and men who support the Democratic Party are invited to attend.  For more information see www.fcdw.org. First Tuesday — Faulkner County Chapter of Circle of Friends meets the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church. For information contact Donna Neal, 472-4401First Tuesday of each month — CAQG - Central Arkansas Quilt Guild at the McGee Center, 3800 College Avenue.  Time 6:30-9 p.m. For more information please calll 358-4126Second Tuesday of every month — The Board of Directors and Staff of Bethlehem House have set aside the second Tuesday of each month as a Day of Prayer focusing on a capital campaign and a new building to expand the services offered by the shelter. Anyone who wishes to help is asked to sign up for a 15 minute timeframe to come by the shelter and pray. Prayers will be offered continuously from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Each month will focus on a specific step in the process of the building campaign. Pray that God will give clear direction, wisdom and provision as we move forward to better serve the homeless and needy in our community. If you have land in Conway to be donated, contact the shelter. Bethlehem House is currently located at 930 Faulkner St. in downtown Conway. To sign up for a time to come and pray, call the shelter at 329-4862.Tuesdays and Thursdays — Pilates at the City Event Center in Greenbrier from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. Reform your body with this great exercise program designed to target the “core” muscles of the abdomen and low back while also toning the rest of your body. Pilates strengthens all the abdominal muscles while traditional sit-ups only work the superficial abdominals. All of the exercise routine is done on the floor but can also be done in a chair, making it very low impact and suitable for everyone.  Cost is $5 per class. For more information, call instructor Timsey Everett at 581-3280.Tuesdays — TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), each Tuesday at the McGee Center, 3800 College Ave., weigh-in at 9:30 a.m., meeting from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., for more information call 336-3522, 505-8076 or 329-0558.Tuesdays — “Lupus Support Group.” 6:30 p.m., the fourth Tuesday of each month; Trillium Park, 1160 Hogan Lane; free and open to the public; call 513-4300.Tuesdays — Greenbrier TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 539 meets Tuesday nights at 6:30 at the Fire Station in Greenbrier.  Weigh-in at 6 p.m.  New members are welcome.  Come join us.Tuesdays — The Rebel Reelers, square dancing group, will meet at the Senior Adult Center for square dance lessons. The group will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. and will meet for 15 weeks. The lessons are $5 each. For more information 329-3055 or 450-9252.Tuesdays — The Rebel Reelers, square dancing group, will meet at the Senior Adult Center for square dance lessons. The group will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. and will meet for 15 weeks. The lessons are $5 each. For more information 329-3055 or 450-9252.Tuesdays — New MS group in Conway. National Multiple Sclerosis Society now has a Conway Area MS Self Help Group. If you or if you know someone who’s life is impacted my Multiple Sclerosis come join us on the 1st Tuesday of each month. We meet at 6:30 p.m. at Village Park Residential Care Facility 1622 Scott St. For more information contact Mandy Henderson 339-8986 or Jennifer Bannon 472-5027. You can contact the National MS Society at 1-800-344-4867.Tuesdays — TOPS-AR402 meets Tuesdays at First Church of the Nazarene on Faulkner Street at Scott Street in Conway. Confidential weigh-in from 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. with program starting at 7 p.m. For more information call 327-7118 or 730-0391.Tuesdays — “Lupus Support Group.” 6:30 p.m., the fourth Tuesday of each month; Trillium Park, 1160 Hogan Lane; free and open to the public; call 513-4300.Tuesdays —  The Conway Business and Professional Women meet the fourth Tuesday every month at the Faulkner County Library meeting room. Contact Lois Lee at 470-1811 for more information. Tuesdays — Art Classes will be held at the Faulkner County Senior Citizens Center in Conway from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Oils, acrylics, etc. For more information, call the Faulkner County Senior Citizens Center, Conway, at 327-2895Tuesdays and Thursdays — Konway Kickers meets at 6 p.m. for clog dance lessons every Tuesday and Thursday night. Come and clog for health and fun. Build stamina, strength and friendships. Beginner through advanced classes available for children and adults. For more information call 328-5715 or visit Konway Kickers.clogdancing.com or e-mail redclogger@conwaycorp.net.Second Tuesday. General Membership Meeting of the Faulkner County Landlords Association, 7 p.m. Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler Street, Conway. Contact JR Willey 327-9992 or visit our Web site at www.FCLLA.org for additional information.Third Tuesday — Conway Radio Control Association of model airplanes will be held at Smitty’s Barbeque (Family members invited) located across from the Bus Factory on Hwy 65B. the third Tuesday of the month, starting at 7 p.m. show up earlier to give you time to eat. The meeting is open to any model airplane enthusiasts.Fourth Tuesday — Faulkner County Tea Party Education Committee leads a study of “The 5000 Year Leap,” by W. Cleao Skousen at 7 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library. Discover the 28 Principles of Freedom our Founding Fathers said must be understood and perpetuated by every people who desire peace,prosperity, and freedom. No fee for the class. No membership required. Books will be available for purchase at a discount at class.For more information, call Robert Windle at 358-1073.Last Tuesday — Conway Regional Diabetes Support Group meets at 7 p.m. on the last Tuesday of each month in the Diabetes Education Classrom on the first floor of the Conway Regional Women’s Center. The next meeting is Aug. 31. For more information, call 513-5248. Wednesdays — A Close-Knit Faith Community is an interdenomiational group of knitters and crocheters who gather each Wednesday morning (9:30 to 11:30) to meditate on Scripture as they knit for charity. All skill levels are encouraged to participate in making lap-robes, hats and baby items which are then blessed and distributed to local agencies. Yarn and patterns are supplied. The group meets at the St. Joseph Fellowship Hall located at 710 Fourth Street. Call (501) 513-6812 for more information. The group welcomes all faiths.Wednesdays — “Parkinson Support Group.” 1:30 p.m., second Wednesday of every month, Conway Regional Rehab, behind Stoby’s. For more information, call Bronnie Rose at 329-6282 and 246-1972.Wednesdays — Survivors After Life Altering Disabilities Support Group meets the first Wednesday of each month at noon at the Faulkner County Library. Group meetings include guest speakers, resource and services information and support for disabled survivors, their families and caregivers. For details, call (501) 932-3528. Wednesdays­ — Faulkner Co. Tea Party Lunch Forum is having a weekly lunch forum at the Fish House, 116 S. Harkrider. Lunch can begin as early as 11:30 a.m. The forum discussions will begin at noon and conclude at 1 p.m. This is an opportunity for you to come and air your opinion and exchange ideas concerning city, state or national issues. For more information visit www.faulknercoteaparty.com Third Wednesday — Roses Among Thorns  A cancer support group for women surviving any form of cancer, has a Tea that meets at 11 a.m. at Springhill Baptist Church. For information contact Linda Dickey 501-472-1120 or Vivian Trickey Smith 501-327-5955.Thursdays — Joy of Living, a Bible study for women of all ages, meets from 9:15 to 11 a.m. at Cornerstone Bible Church on DAve Ward Drive. Study of the book of Isaiah will be held Sept. 16 to Nov. 11 and Feb. 3 to March 17. For more information, call 329-2287.Thursdays — Support Group for Parents of Bipolar Children meets the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. Contact Amanda Beckman 358-8961 or www.freewebs.com/carpbcThursdays — “Men’s Fraternity.” 6 a.m. Thursday, Central Baptist Church, 3333 Dave Ward Drive. All men are welcome; light breakfast will be served at 5:45 a.m. Topic is “Winning at Work and Home.” Call 329-9283 or visit the Web site www.mensfraternity.com.Thursdays — “Third Thursday Gallery Walk.” Every third Thursday, Downtown Conway, participants will be listed online as they join. For more information, visit www.gallerywalk.freeservers.com or e-mail bj@arartsbs.org or frameworks_framing@hotmail.com.Thursdays — “Bike Night.” Every third Thursday, Wendy’s, 3750 Dave Ward Drive, Conway; sponsored by ABATE — District 17.Thursdays — La Leche League of Conway offers 24-hour phone support and monthly informational meetings for breastfeeding mothers. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the nursery of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Mothers-to-be and babies are always welcome to attend. For more information, call Jennifer at 908-6283.Thursdays — “Overeaters Anonymous.” 5:15 p.m., Conway First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St., room B29, Conway. For more information, contact Jeanne at 501-679-6738.Thursdays — Faulkner County Detachment #1323, Marine Corps League meets every third Thursday at 7 p.m. at DAV Hut on South Donaghey. For more details contact Frank A. Lambert, adjutant at 269-2085.Thursdays — Conway Arkansas Machine Embroiderers (C.A.M.E.) meets the second Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the McGee Center. Call Debbie Ayers at 450-8389 for more information.Sundays — Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2259 will be hosting Bingo from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. every Sunday. The Bingo sessions are open to the general public over the age of 21 to comply with the Arkansas Clean Air Act, though a non-smoking section is provided for each session. The Post is located on Old Morrilton Highway (U.S. 64), just north of the intersection with Donaghey, under the Conway Water Tower. For more information or directions, call 329-1230 or go to www.vfw2259.comFridays — Goodwill Industries of Arkansas, Inc. will be providing free computer training to the general public at the Goodwill Store in Conway. 2425 Sanders St. Classes will be held from 10 a.m. to noon each Friday. For more information or directions call 329-6501.Fridays — Conway Creative Writers meet at the Faulker County Library on Tyler Avenue from 2 to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Shirley Barham 513-9316Saturdays — “Chess Club.” From 3:30 to 5 p.m. first Saturday of every month at the Faulkner County Library; for more information, call 255-2442.Saturdays — The Central Arkansas Basket Weavers Guild meets on the fourth Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Faulkner County Library. Call Wilma at 470-9869 for more information. Saturdays — Sit and Sew meets on the second Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the McGee Center. For information, please contact Shirley Ann Barham, 513-9316

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